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Date: 29 Jun, 2010
Source: Invest Barbados

Invest Barbados will host an International Business Seminar at the Westin Bund Centre Hotel on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 from 08:30 to 14:00.

This Special forum offers participants a unique opportunity to discover how Chinese Investors can effectively leverage Barbados’ rapidly expanding Treaty Network and other advantages to minimize their tax exposure in planning their international investments and other business opportunities.

The line-up of high calibre speakers, including two very experienced international Tax Experts, will address many topical issues and offer solutions from the unique perspective of Offshore Planning for mainland Chinese companies.

This Seminar is expected to attract delegates from the International Banking, Funds Management, Wealth Planning, and International Insurance Sectors.

The Conference Agenda includes:

08:30 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 09:35 Opening Remarks, H.E. Hon. Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford, Barbados’ Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China

09:35 – 09:50 Welcoming International Investment to Barbados, Senior Government Minister

09:50 – 10:35 Chinese Tax Situation – Update and Leveraging Offshore Entities, Mr. Elton Huang, Tax Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

10:35 – 11:05 Benefits of Leveraging Barbados’ Tax Treaty Network, Mr. Ben Arrindell, Director, Consultant, Cidel Bank and Trust Barbados

11:05 – 11:35 Coffee Break/Audio Visual Presentation

11:35 – 12:00 Delivering ‘Substance’ in a Jurisdiction, Mrs. Connie Smith, Managing Director, Tricor Caribbean Ltd

12:00 – 12:25 Exploring Substance and Structuring Solutions Through Barbados, Mr. Derk Scheltema, Managing Director, Amicorp Shanghai

12:25 – 13:05 Interactive Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Tim Burroughs, Editor, China Economic Review

13:05 – 14:30 Networking and Buffet Lunch

To register please contact Grace Tan via email –